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A Book Of Sundial Mottoes. Compiled By Alfred H. Hyatt,

(Philip Welby. 3s. 6d. net.)—Here we have between four and five hundred mottoes, sometimes with the places given where they are to be seen. The Latin mottoes are translated.......

Bell The Cat ; Or, Who Destroyed The Scotch Abbeys?

By John Jamieson. (.ZEneas Mackay, Stirling. 3s. 6d. net.)—Mr. Jamieson's contention, put briefly, is that the Reformers were not responsible for the destruction or ruin of the......

Rhymes For Reciting. By M. Bramston. (warren And Son,...

9d.)—Miss Bramston, whose delightful books for young people are known everywhere, gives us here a pleasant variety. There is much spirited verse in this little volume; both......

The Fourth Volume In The English Translation Of "the Works

of Friedrich Nietzsche" (T. Fisher ITnwin) is The Dawn of Day, translated by Johanna Volz (10s. 6d. net). A most curious book it is, and hardly worth, we should think, all the......

The Representative Men Of The Bible. By George Matheson....

and Stoughton. 6s.)—Dr. Matheson here gives us a second but independent volume of popular psychological studies of Old Testament characters. These studies have evidently been......

The Weavers' Craft. 'by Daniel Thomson. (alexander Gard...

tells in this volume the story of the Guild of Weavers at Dunfermline, a society which endured an unknown number of years—the first document in existence is of the date 1596—and......

Belgrade, The White City Of Death. By Mrs. Northesk Wilson.

(R. A. Everett and Co. 108.6d. net.)—Mrs. Wilson seems to have put together this volume in breathless haste. A King and Queen had been assassinated ; what could be more......

The Plain Truth On The Stratford-on-avon Controversy. By...

(Methuen and Co. ls.)—Miss Marie Corelli appeals to us, not a little, we must own, to our surprise, to do justice in the "Shakespearian houses" controversy. Mr. Sidney Lee......

The Book Of Herbs. By Lady Rosalind Northcote. (j. Lane.

2s. net.)—This is one of the series of "Handbooks of Practical Gardening," but it stands on a different plane from its fellows. It has much more in it than belongs to "practical......

The Price Of A Smoke. By R. V. (w. R.

Russell and Co.)— These seven stories of East African experiences are decidedly powerful. "R. V." does not like the Portuguese, and is glad to see them "bested," witness his......